Re: [CR]Campy Gran Tourismo/ Shimano Crane

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From: "Pat Moffat" <>
To: <>, <>, "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Campy Gran Tourismo/ Shimano Crane
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:11:52 -0700
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The RD on my 1972 P-15 is marked 'Le Tour Schwinn approved' GT 300.

Pat Moffat Tempe Arizona USA ----- Original Message ----- From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos<> To:<> ;<> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 10:51 AM Subject: Re: [CR]Campy Gran Tourismo/ Shimano Crane

Well, I can narrow it down for you. I recently acquired a 1970 P-15 with an original Gran Tourismo, and another CR member sent me an image of a 1971 Schwinn catalog still listing the Gran Tourismo. I'm about 99% sure that by 1974 at least the P-15 was using the Crane GT, marked as Schwinn Approved GT 500 or such like. So I would be willing to wager the Crane GT first appeared on the P-15 in 1972 or 1973.

As to when the Gran Tourismo first appeared, I don't know. When was the P-15 introduced as a distinct model? If that was the mid-60's, then maybe the Gran Tourismo was the original P-15 RD. If the P-15 is older than that, I would guess it might have at one time used the Huret Allvit, as did my circa 1961 Schwinn Superior.


Jerry Moos Big Spring,Texas, USA<> wrote: I'm sure someone here knows when the Campy Gran Tourismo was stock on Paramount P-15s and when it was dropped in favor of the Shimano Crane.

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